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Urbanization cont.
New neighborhoods & cities were built (and older areas often rebuilt) on a
rectangular grid pattern with broad boulevards & modern apartment
buildings. Cities were divided into industrial, commercial, & residential
zones, with the residential zones occupied by different social classes
While urban environments improved in many ways, air quality worsened.
Coal used as fuel polluted the air, while the waste of the thousands of horses
that pulled carts & carriages lay stinking in the streets until horses were
replaced by streetcars & automobiles in the early 20th century